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2/14/2019

If your workplace makes people fearful of mistakes and self-expression, try disengaging emotionally and seeking value outside of work, says organizational psychologist Jessica Gallus. If self-doubt and anxiety persist, it's time to leave and apply these experiences to future positions as lessons about what to avoid, says career coach Melody Wilding.

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Ibiza, Spain; Karlovy Vary, Czech Republic; and County Sligo, Ireland, are great wellness destinations not everybody knows about. The Sligo town of Strandhill is home to Voya spa and its famous seaweed baths.

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Solara Resort & Spa, Red Earth Spa and Bodhi Tree Spa are among options in Alberta, Canada, for those seeking treatments that won't break the bank.

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Narcity (Canada)
2/14/2019

Andrew and Kat Collett are the originators of the squirt-gun hair look, which uses water guns to create a unique color dynamic.

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Clumsy efforts to use diverse images to sell a product or activity can build racial resentment instead of making everyone feel welcome, according to Nancy Leong, a University of Denver law professor. "People of color know when they're being showcased to benefit someone else -- for example, a student of color whose photo is plastered all over their school's website often resents the school for using them," Leong says.

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2/14/2019

About 100,000 immigrants from across sub-Saharan Africa live in Ohio and work in many of its industries, according to a report from the New African Immigrants Commission. The state commission, which took almost a decade to form, still needs funding to help these immigrants with their challenges.

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Direct bookings at Hilton properties were up in 2018. "If you look at web-direct channels, they remain the fastest growing channels we have and are growing at a much faster rate than OTA channels," Hilton CEO Christopher Nassetta said.

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Travel Weekly
2/14/2019

W Amman General Manager Esra Parin has made her way up the hotel ranks in a region where not many women enter the hospitality business. "Unfortunately, here we have very few female talents working with us. It's one of the things we want to change in the near future," she says.

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W Hotels is in discussions to bring a 195-key hotel to a new 20-story building now going up in San Antonio.

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2/14/2019

A Corinthia Hotel is being planned for Moscow that has hotel rooms and apartments. "We are very pleased to announce our second hotel and residences in the Russian Federation," said Corinthia CEO Simon Naudi.